Press Release

Press Release

Start of Commercial Operation of "Mega Solar Taketoyo"

October 31, 2011
Chubu Electric Power Co.,Inc.

Chubu Electric Power Company has today started commercial operation of Mega Solar Taketoyo, which we have been building on the grounds of the Taketoyo Thermal Power Station in Taketoyo-cho, Chita-gun, Aichi Prefecture.

[Outline of power station]

Power plant name

Mega Solar Taketoyo


1-1 Aza-Ryugu, Taketoyo-cho, Chita-gun, Aichi Prefecture

Plant capacity

7,500 kW (7.5 MW)

Anticipated annual power generation

7.3 GWh
(equivalent to annual power consumption of 2,000 ordinary households)

Scheduled start of construction

September 14, 2009

Start of operation

October 31, 2011

Area of development site

 Approximately 140,000m2


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